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Math.Random.PoissonDistribution

Generates a random number using poisson distribution.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Math 14.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "Math.Random.PoissonDistribution"; Mean )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example
Mean The mean value to use. 1

Result

Returns number or error.

Description

Generates a random number using poisson distribution.
Produces random non-negative integer values i, distributed according to discrete probability function.

Examples

Get a list of 10 values:

While(
    [
        count = 10;
        sum = 0;
        i = 0;
        list = ""
    ];
    i < count;
    [
        value = MBS( "Math.Random.PoissonDistribution"; 5);
        sum = sum + value;
        list = list & value & ¶;
        i = i + 1
    ];
    list & ¶ & sum / count
)

Example result:
3
1
5
6
5
5
5
7
6
6

4.9

See also

Release notes

Blog Entries

This function is free to use.

Created 2nd December 2023, last changed 2nd December 2023


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